Cincinnati Bengals defensive finish Sam Hubbard returned a fumble 98 yards for a landing and set a report for the longest scoop-and-score in NFL postseason historical past.
Hubbard made the play within the fourth quarter after Bengals linebacker Logan Wilson poked the ball away from Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley close to the objective line.
Next Gen Stats broke down Hubbard’s game-changing play that gave the Bengals the 24-17 lead and ultimately the win by the identical rating. Hubbard traveled 123.6 yards on the play and it was the longest distance traveled by a ball provider on a landing through the 2022-23 season.
Hubbard reached a high velocity of 17.43 mph and Ravens tight finish Mark Andrews, who was chasing him right down to attempt to make a deal with, reached a velocity of 20.72 mph.
BENGALS’ DEFENSE LIFTS TEAM TO DIVISIONAL ROUND THANKS TO SAM HUBBARD TOUCHDOWN
“I used to be watching on the massive display. I used to be like, ‘He’s coming, any individual block him, please don’t get caught.’ That’s all I used to be desirous about,” Hubbard stated, by way of the crew’s web site.
Hubbard had 4 tackles and a quarterback hit within the sport. Wilson completed with 10 tackles and a compelled fumble. The play put Cincinnati up a landing and an additional level with about 11:39 to play within the sport.
Cincinnati gained the sport and can tackle the Buffalo Bills within the divisional spherical.